Thursday, June 27, 2019

5 Truths About Artificial Intelligence Everyone Should Know

By Rana el Kaliouby, Co-founder and CEO, Affectiva  Last week, I was in LA for the premiere of a new AI documentary, "Do you trust this computer?"...

SenseTime Raises US$600 Million in Series C Funding

SenseTime, a leading AI company based in China, has successfully raised US$600 million in its Series C round of funding. Alibaba Group is taking...

Apple Hires Google’s AI Chief John Giannandrea

Apple has hired Google’s chief of search and artificial intelligence, John Giannandrea, a major coup in its bid to catch up to the artificial...

The AI Future for NVIDIA: Interview with CEO Jensen Huang

It’s about making the lives of scientists and researchers easier, Jensen Huang, CEO and co-founder of Nvidia tells TechCrunch. He’s speaking of the keynote address...

Apple, IBM Couple Watson with Core ML for Expanded Machine Learning

Apple  and IBM  may seem like an odd couple, but the two companies have been working closely together for several years now. That has involved IBM sharing its enterprise expertise...

Adaptive Intelligence from Oracle Is a Remaking of the Product Line

Oracle is making a major move into AI, training its formidable marketing machine on the landscape in the wake of years of positioning by...

The 6 Biggest Hurdles Slowing the Pace of AI Innovation

At first glance, the artificial intelligence industry seems to be on fire, with tons of consumer demand and ample investor interest. In fact, VC...

Andrew Ng Launches $175M AI Incubator Devoted to Machine Learning Startups

Artificial intelligence frontrunner Andrew Ng has raised $175 million for a new incubator devoted to machine learning startups. The fund, backed by NEA, Sequoia Capital, Greylock Partners...

Inside Amazon’s Artificial Intelligence Flywheel

IN EARLY 2014, Srikanth Thirumalai met with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Thirumalai, a computer scientist who’d left IBM in 2005 to head Amazon’s recommendations team,...

5 Things We Learned About Google on Earnings Call

Google-parent Alphabet’s revenue rose 24 percent year-over-year, to $32.32 billion, exceeding expectations. Net revenue also beat expectations, at $25.9 billion. And because of recent...






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